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(English) The best beaches and bays in the province of Barcelona

By | 8 August, 2016 | 0 comments

One of the advantages of Barcelona as a holiday destination is that the city is suitable for everybody’s tastes as it is the ideal place for business trips, cultural visits, gastronomic tourism and beach visits where tourists can find 4 km of beach to combine sunbathing with other activities on offer. Also, just half an hour’s drive from the centre of the city visitors can go to some of the best beaches and bays in the province of Barcelona.

Pla de Montgat beach

The major appeal of this beach is its serenity and it can found just 25 minutes away from the centre of Barcelona by car or if you prefer public transport it is only 34 minutes away. Here visitors can escape the crowds and enjoy the white sand and moderate waves.

Ocata beach in Masnou

This beach has a blue flag which means that it is of a high standard. Situated just half an hour away from the centre of Barcelona by car or 48 minutes on public transport, this beach which is 1.25 km long is famous for its golden sand and crystal clear waters making it ideal for a family day out.

Las casetas del Garraf beach

Just half an hour away from the centre of Barcelona, this beach is situated between the sea and the train tracks and is especially charming due to the old sailors’ houses. Thirty three small huts made of wood painted white with green roofs line the beach and combine architecture with beach tourism. The slight inclination of this beach and the sand mixed with small stones are other appealing parts of this beautiful location.

Castelldefels beach

This beach is almost 5km long and is by far one of the best beaches in Catalonia. It is the ideal location to walk along the shores of the Mediterranean or release some adrenaline by doing one of the many water sports that are on offer here. Situated 18 km away from Barcelona, it is the perfect place for a family day out.

San Sebastián beach in Sitges

Only 190 metres long, this beach is one of the most beautiful in the whole of Spain and is visited by many tourists who wish to enjoy an urban beach with beautiful views and gorgeous sand.

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